The Games Of June

Week of 6/1

Tekken 7 (PS4/XB1): Raise your fists and get ready for the ultimate battle on the next generation of home consoles. Powered by the Unreal Engine 4, the storied fighting franchise returns for another round in Tekken 7. With the faithful 3D battle system and gameplay intact, Tekken 7 takes the franchise to the next level with photo-realistic graphics and new and innovative features and fighting mechanics. Tekken 7 resurrects the attitude, competitiveness and showmanship rooted in its arcade DNA to provide the ultimate fighting game experience.

Week of 6/4

Elder Scrolls Online – Morrowind (PS4/XB1/PC): Set roughly 700 years prior to the events of The Elder Scrolls III, The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind will take gamers on a sweeping adventure through the legendary Vvardenfell, featuring iconic locations, characters, and storylines that will instill nostalgia with longtime Elder Scrolls fans and extend ESO’s narrative into a new chapter. New players can jump into The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind and start a new character without having to complete any previous ESO content. And, since the original ESO game is included with The Elder Scrolls Online: Morrowind, new players will have instant access to hundreds of hours of additional adventures throughout Tamriel.

Farming Simulator 18 (3DS): Become a modern farmer in Farming Simulator 18! Plant, harvest, and trade in crops, including for the first time…sunflowers. Diversify your activity with animal husbandry and forestry. Breed and transport animals: cows, sheep, and for the first time, pigs. Develop and expand your very own farm… wherever you go!

Cladun Returns – This Is Sengoku (PS4): Saddle up for some 8-bit dungeon-crawling goodness with the latest entry in the Cladun series, Cladun Returns: This is Sengoku! Set in Japan’s Sengoku Era, you wake up in the mysterious land of Arcanus Cella where the souls of the dead gather as they await reincarnation. However, some souls have unfinished business that needs to be settled before they can reincarnate. As the player, you will assist these souls by traveling to real-world locations in feudal Japan and fighting your way through dangerous dungeons filled with monsters and traps.

Superbeat – Xonic (PS4): Experience a new PlayStation 4 edition of the Superbeat: Xonic originally released on Playstation Vita. The team at PM Studios has perfectly ported the acclaimed music rhythm game over and optimized the controls for an even smoother gaming experience on the home console. Superbeat: Xonic is packed with over 50 music tracks, from R&B to rock, techno to K-pop. Experience tons of music tracks and boogie through 200 different play patterns with precise controls. Included in the Launch Edition are two bonus Original Soundtrack disks so you can enjoy selections of the game’s sublime music when you are outside of the game.

Dirt 4 (PS4/XB1): DiRT 4 features a game-changing system called Your Stage; an innovative rally route creation tool that allows you to produce an almost-infinite number of unique stages at the press of a button. You choose your location and set the route parameters, then Your Stage does the hard work to create a unique rally stage that you can race, share with your friends and then challenge them to beat your time. Your Stage allows experienced rally players to create longer, more technical routes, whilst newcomers can create simpler shorter routes as they hone their skills. With DiRT 4, Codemasters have sought to combine the levels of thrill and realism from last year’s DiRT Rally with the fearless excitement, accessibility and adrenalin-fuelled races previously seen in its critically acclaimed prequels DiRT 2 and DiRT 3.

Dark Rose Valkyrie (PS4): 1929 was the year of the Chimera Virus outbreak. Defend the world from Chimeras as Asahi, the new leader of Japan’s covert military agency (ACID) in Dark Rose Valkyrie .  Featuring the talents of Tales of scenario writer Takumi Miyajimaand and Tales of character designer Kosuke Fujishima, this action RPG for the PlayStation®4 system features realtime combat as well as an overdrive mode to gain the edge in battle.  As the story develops, you must seek out the traitor through a visual novel interview system in your unit before it’s too late.

Wipeout Omega Collection (PS4): WipEout Omega Collection brings together all the content from WipEout HD, WipEout HD Fury and WipEout 2048, enhanced for PS4 and PS4 Pro. WipEout Omega Collection will include 4K HDR support and feature higher resolution and improved graphical quality on PS4 Pro. The additional power of PS4 Pro allows us to render an incredible amount of detail at 4 times the resolution of PS4 and the extra detail this affords us really adds to the gameplay experience, by making it more immersive for the player.

Psychonauts In The Rhombus Of Ruin (PSVR): Once again players will assume the role of Raz, an intrepid young psychic and now fully fledged member of the Psychonauts – an elite group of international psychic secret agents! The story picks up exactly where it left off at the end of Psychonauts (2005). Psychonauts in the Rhombus of Ruin is an all-new Virtual Reality adventure that takes players back into the mysterious and paranormal world of the Psychonauts for the first time in over ten years! Includes a digital voucher for the classic original game – Psychonauts!

Week of 6/11

Cars 3 – Driven To Win (PS3/PS4/360/XB1/WiiU/Switch): Start your engines and gear up for an all-new action-packed adventure in Cars 3: Driven to Win inspired by DisneyPixar’s film, Cars 3. Join Lightning McQueen and Cruz Ramirez as they prepare for a rematch against rival racer Jackson Storm. Master your driving skills for the ultimate world-class, competitive racing experience. Dive in and play with over 20 customizable characters including the beloved Lightning McQueen, Jackson Storm, along with Cruz Ramirez and the next generation of racers. Cruise through over 20 tracks set in iconic locations from the film such as Radiator Springs and Florida International Speedway.

Arms (Switch): Choose a fighting champion from around the world, equip your own combination of extendable arms, and then use a mix of button presses and quick hand motions to really take the fight to your opponent. Throw punches and guide them mid-flight to hit agile fighters, avoid incoming attacks with dashes, or trampoline high into the air to rain down fists from above. Power-up your punches to deal extra damage or curve your fists around obstacles to hit skittish opponents. Fill up your special gauge to dish out devastating combinations and finish them off. Unleash your inner fighter in this unbelievable sporting event!

Week of 6/18

Dead By Daylight (PS4/XB1): Dead by Daylight is an asymmetrical, multiplayer (4vs1) horror game where one player takes on the role of a savage killer, and the other four players become Survivors frantically scurrying to avoid being caught, tortured and killed. Survivors play in third-person and have the advantage of better situational awareness. The Killer plays in first-person and is more focused on their prey. The Survivors’ goal in each encounter is to escape the Killing Ground without getting caught by the Killer – something that sounds easier than it is, especially when the environment changes every time you play.

God Wars – Future Past (PS4/Vita): GOD WARS Future Past is a tactical RPG that explores the untold history of Japan through folklore and tactical combat. Experience the traditional stories of Japan’s origin from the points of view of three warring nations through gameplay and beautiful anime cinematics. Engage in deep tactical combat with a myriad of character classes. Explore the lives of heroes who made their mark by fighting against the fate set out before them.

Runbow Pocket Deluxe Edition (3DS): Only playable on a Nintendo New 3DS. The Runbow Pocket Deluxe Edition includes the critically acclaimed action platformer with all the DLC. New DLC includes new levels, costumes/ characters, a whole new story campaign, and more! Runbow is a fast, frantic game that will keep you running back for more. The world changes with each swipe of the background, so you’ll have to stay on your toes as platforms and obstacles disappear. If you can’t see something, it doesn’t exist. With hundreds of levels, dozens of costumes, and more indie guest characters than you can handle, you better get ready to Runbow!

Final Fantasy XIV – Stormblood (PS4/PC): Dive into the next chapter of the critically acclaimed game FINAL FANTASY XIV Online with its epic next expansion pack – Stormblood!Explore vast, new lands, including Ala Mhigo, and challenge new Primal threats across Eorzea as you embark on hundreds of new quests as the Warrior of Light! With over six million adventurers worldwide, there is no better time to join the resistance than now!

Cave Story (Switch): Arguably the most well-known indie game of all time, Cave Story+ features a completely original storyline wrapped with personality, mystery, and hours of fast-paced fun. Cave Story+ is an action-adventure game from the critically acclaimed independent designer, Daisuke Amaya–or Pixel to his fans. Overflowing with unmatched charm and character, Cave Story+ takes you into a rare world where a curious race of innocent rabbit-like creatures, called Mimigas, run free. Run, jump, shoot, fly, and explore your way through a massive action-adventure reminiscent of classic 8- and 16-bit games. Take control and learn the origins of this world’s power, stop the delusional villain and save the Mimiga!

Micro Machines World Series (PS4/XB1): Micro Machines World Series is the only console game to combine the thrilling madness of racing micro vehicles with epic team battle strategies, set against the extraordinary interactive backdrops of the everyday home! Micro Machines World Series will support up to 12 players online and four players on the same screen across a variety of racing and battling environments. Each of the 12 vehicles has its own unique load-out of weapons and abilities. The game will launch with a massive range of customization options. Grab your NERF Blaster, activate the teleporter (avoid the spilled jam!), and take on the world in Micro Machines World Series!

Ever Oasis (3DS): From the team behind The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D comes a daring new adventure that expands on everything RPG fans love about the genre. As a chosen Seedling, your mission is to build a prosperous oasis by working with your partner, Esna. Meet and ally with members of other tribes to complete your mission, while battling against the Chaos threatening peace in the desert. Battle enemies in real-time combat as you switch between three party members and explore a savage desert. Forage for materials in caves and puzzle-filled dungeons to earn dewadems, which are used to grow new shops and even grow gear!

Week of 6/25

Golf Club 2 (PS4/XB1): Rise to fame and fortune in the largest, most dynamic golf game ever created. Assemble and join online Societies with friends, compete in tournaments, and earn money to climb the ranks in golf’s largest gaming community. The Golf Club 2 offers a dynamic, single-player Career mode, infinite hours of interactive golfing with online opponents, a new and improved course creator, cutting-edge swing mechanics, and a host of brand new, lush environments – all blending together seamlessly to create your dream golfing experience.

Elite Dangerous Legendary Edition (PS4/XB1): Take control of your own starship in a cutthroat galaxy. Elite Dangerous brings gaming’s original open world adventure into the modern generation with a connected galaxy, evolving narrative and the entirety of the Milky Way re-created at its full galactic proportions. The first expansion, Horizons, introduces players to planet surfaces and the first all-new Surface Recon Vehicle (SRV) the scarab’, enriching the Elite Dangerous experience with new activities and new ways to play.

Valkyrie Revolution (PS4/XB1): The Valkyria, the embodiment of death, is returning to the battlefield in Valkyria Revolution, and players will have to do – and sacrifice – whatever is necessary to liberate their homeland. With an engaging story full of political intrigue, a battle system that mixes real-time combat and tactical strategy, a gorgeous visual style, and more, the game will immerse players into the frontlines of a desperate war. Though it bears the Valkyria name, Valkyria Revolution eschews the original series’ traditional turn-based strategy for a new hybrid of fast paced real-time combat and tactical acumen across battlefields. Balancing deadly attacks and cunning strategy will be the key to victory.

Danganronpa Another Episode – Ultra Despair Girls (PS4): Originally released in 2015 on the PS Vita, Danganronpa Another Episode: Ultra Despair Girls is a spin-off action-adventure game that connects the critically acclaimed mystery adventures Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc and Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair.Komaru Naegi, little sister to Makoto Naegi, has been imprisoned inside a mysterious apartment for over a year. One day, she is rescued by Byakuya Togami of Future Foundation, but the rescue is derailed by a sudden attack of hundreds of Monokumas. Komaru soon discovers that the city has been taken over by a group of children calling themselves the Warriors of Hope. Their leader, Monaca, declares that the city will be the site of a “children’s paradise,” and to accomplish this, all the adults will be exterminated. Komaru teams up with Toko Fukawa to try to survive the rampaging Monokumas, escape the crafty Monokuma Kids, and uncover the secrets of the city.

RPG Maker Fes (3DS): Ready to become a game developer? RPG Maker Fes makes it easy to develop any RPG you can imagine with no need for programming know-how. Simple, but powerful tools let you bring to life the amazing stories in your head. Customize the characters, stories, combat and more to become the next great developer. Then, share your creations and play others with the free RPG Maker Player. What story will you share?